Recent Publications

When Will the State Land Board Restore the “Trust” in Oregon’s State Trust Lands?

Cascade Policy Institute | August 7, 2015
  By Anna Mae Kersey When Oregon joined the Union in 1859, it was granted approximately 3.4 million acres by Congress in State Trust Lands, ...  read more

Restore the Trust in State Trust Lands

Cascade Policy Institute | July 29, 2015
By Anna Mae Kersey When Oregon joined the Union, the U.S. Congress granted it control of State Trust Lands, public lands managed by the state ...  read more

Is It Possible to Power an Export Facility Entirely by Renewable Energy?

John Charles | May 27, 2015
The Portland Sustainability Commission recently recommended that the City Council approve a $500 million propane export facility proposed by Pembina Pipeline Corporation. However, as part ...  read more
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Steve Buckstein interviewed about his commentary, Oregon’s Budget Transformation

| June 1, 2012
We sat down with Senior Policy Analyst, Steve Buckstein, to talk about government trying to do efficiently that which it shouldn't be doing at all. ... read more

Rural Freedom Project- Juniper Entrepreneur

| May 15, 2012
Gerard Joseph Lebreque talks with Cascade Policy Institute about his struggles with regulations on juniper and his life in rural Oregon. SEE THE VIDEO. read more

Todd Wynn testifies before the Oregon Senate on the proposed plastic bag ban

| March 9, 2011
Todd Wynn presents the Oregon Senate with information from Cascade Policy Institute and the Beacon Hill Institute on the financial and job related impacts of ... read more

Todd Hosts Bill Post Part 2 (VIDEO)

| February 28, 2011
Click here for part 1 Todd Wynn fills in for Bill Post on Feb 7th, 2011. Guests from this second hour include: John Audley from ... read more
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Portland Set to Approve Public Shaming of Building Owners

For members of the Portland City Council, the end always justifies the means. Their current obsession is energy use in commercial buildings. On April 15 ... read more

Human Achievement Hour 2015

This Saturday you’ll have the opportunity to vote with your light switches. Either turn your lights off from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time ... read more
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